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Assane is elegant, confident and dapper in movement and manners, as well as in his appearance. His wardrobe is classic, but with the help of jewellery and glasses, he adds a personal touch to it. Get to know Assane and learn about his music taste, his teenage crush and his go-to-dish.

Who would play you in a movie?
Martin Lawrence, he always puts down a good show.

During your teenage years, who where your celebrity-crush?
Oooh! Emma from Spice Girls; Baby Spice.

What’s the oldest piece of clothing you have and are still using?
The oldest piece must be my cashmir coat; a classic “must-have”. My closet changes every season.


SHOP THE LOOK: COAT from Sandro. KNIT from Mr.P. JEANS from Won Hundred. SHIRT from Mr. P. SCARF from Acne. BOOTS from Acne. GLASSES from Moscot. RING from Bobby Janco (Dap-per), BRACELET from Bobby Janco (Dap-per). WATCH from Tag Heuer. FOLDER from A.P.C.

 

Stylewise; which movie character are you?
Alonzo in Training Day, played by Denzel Washington.

If you and your closest friends had a band, what would the band name be?
Chocolate sensation.

What is the latest track you chose to listen to?
Klyne – Ecstasy (Banger)

The song that always get you up from the chair and makes you dance?
Robin S – Show me love. Get me every time!

Your three favourite brands?
1. Aimé Leon Dore
2. Maison Kitsuné
3. Tiger of Sweden

What’s your favourite ’90s video jam?
Space Jam! I had all the merchandise – good times.

What type of transportation do you prefer, and why?
In copenhagen, I prefer my bike. Because it’s easy to get around, and you always have a parking spot.

What’s your go-to dish, when eating in?
Coq au vin – I make a mean Coq au vin!

What is your favourite accessory?
My watch, which a got from my girlfriend, and my signatur ring.

How do you pick your accessories?
Most of my accessories are given to me, so if I like it – it stays on. My silver bangle hasn’t been of since I got it three yeas ago.

What accessory do you see yourself wearing both now and in 10 years?
Black, suede Chelsea boots. They never goes out of style, and they goes with formal wear and also with a pair of jeans and a t-shirt.

Which accessory have you not yet dared to wear, but wish to start wearing?
Nothing really. If I see something I like – I go for it.

How much time do you spend on grooming yourself in the morning?
Ten minutes – tops. My barber takes care of my hair and beard once a week. (CPH Barbers – Best in town)

Your “can’t-live-without”-grooming product?
Kiehl’s Facial Fuel – energizing scrub and face wash.

Describe your grooming routine.
Face wash every day, and scrub two times a week.

How do you drink your coffee?
I’m not really a coffee-drinker, but some times I’ll go for a Cappuccino.

Your signature drink/cocktail?
Gin & Tonic with a slice of cucumber and som freshly ground black pepper.

How do you like your steak?
Medium rare – the only right way to eat a steak.

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